Dorothea

Dorothea – 8 x 10 inch acrylic on Raymar Panel I am so excited to show you my new work.  I am working on creating different skin tones in my latest portraits, and for this one, I used a Raymar panel for the very first time…and I really love it! I love the way the…

Ladies in Monochrome

I’ve been taking a year long portrait class, called Let’s Face It 2017…since January. I am really loving the practice of drawing faces, and the challenges that each lesson brings with it. The first section of the class dealt with values, and so we were encouraged to work in a just black and white for…

Roads and Paths

It seems my newest additions to my “Between Words and Dreams” series, has to do with meandering down roads and paths. I think it has to do with the wandering lines that keep showing up in my mark making. I really LOVE making these pieces. It’s really a great way to just go with the…

Moonstone Beach

This was my view out the window last month, while I was in Cambria…the ocean and all it’s beautiful surroundings. I started this painting while I was there, while listening to the sound of the waves.   I finished it this week, while dreaming of my “happy place” by the sea. Moonstone Beach – two…

Love and Flowers

It’s always nice to have an excuse to paint flowers! And gifting hand painted flowers is something I really enjoy.   “Always, and Always” is an 8 x 24 inch acrylic painting on stretched canvas. This is a special piece of art, as it was made for my sister and her husband for their 40th…

River and True

I love painting on different surfaces…as you probably already know. So last year, I saw some 3 1/2  x  5 1/2  inch wood blocks, and thought “why not?!?!”  And here they are, all painted with adorable red heads. Meet River … and True I love these little wood block paintings, because they can subtly sneak handmade…

Colorful Portraits on Tea Bags

I am back from a wonderful anniversary vacation with my husband…31 years and still enjoying each others’ company. Now that’s something to celebrate!!! I am shamefully behind…on just about everything…being sick at the end of one year and into the next, was not the way I wanted to start off this year. But I am…